Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 performed better. The overall percentile is the average of the percentiles for each component in the PC. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 980 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive61.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 7 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150831
Uptime1 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '16 at 02:34
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 126
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 393
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 628
MC Float 712
MC Mixed 682
101% 674 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$174
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1801.1001
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
37.1% Below average
Lighting 66.5
Reflection 37.9
Parallax 88.2
23% 64.2 fps
MRender 59.1
Gravity 96
Splatting 59.1
51% 71.4 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 65%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Ignite 960GB-$345
645GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 507
Write 17.7
Mixed 451
71% 325 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 11.5
92% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 21.3
96% 213 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
77.3% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 23.9
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170-AR Builds (Compare 1,525 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $889
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